CNC 505: Wireless Networks

Offered Under: M.Sc. in Computer Networks & Communications (CNC)

The subject will introduce the participants to the state of the art in the area of wireless data communications. It will focus on principles, technologies, system architectures, and standards for wireless access networks, including both fixed and mobile services. In particular: Introduction to Wireless Technologies; First, Second, and Third Generation Wireless Networks; MAC Technologies for Wireless, Packet Switching, Circuit Switching, Burst Switching; Radio Resource; Allocation and Cellular Systems; Cellular Digital Packet Data network; IS-95 and GSM Architecture: Routing and Flow Control Protocols; High-Speed Circuit-Switched Data Services General Packet Radio Service; Enhanced Data for Global Evolution and Global Third Generation; wireless networks and their architectures; Broadband Wireless Access.

Course Type Major
Credit Hour 3
Lecture Hour 45
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